Episode 111: Recruitment as a Sales Process, How to Hire and Keep Top Talent with Kathleen Quinn Votaw

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Kathleen Quinn Votaw is the Founder and CEO of TalenTrust, which is revolutionizing how companies find, keep, and grow great people. Kathleen’s passion is to connect business leaders with the right ideas and the right people to drive faster growth and she is the author of Solve the People Puzzle: How High-Growth Companies Attract and Retain Top Talent. She has received numerous accolades including CWCC Top 25 Most Powerful Women in Business, multiple Inc. 5000 fastest-growing private companies honoree, CoBiz Magazine's Top 100 Woman-Owned Companies, just to name a few. 

Kathleen joins me today to reveal crucial knowledge and tips surrounding hiring and recruiting. She shares what top-talent candidates are looking for in a business and employer and explains the recruitment funnel process that will help business owners employ the right people. She also shares why creating the right culture is essential for retaining your top talent and how being honest with employees during interviews will create an environment that is primed for success. We also discuss:

  • How to use stay interviews to ensure you keep your talent.

  • The best tools and resources for recruiting people.

  • How to measure and create the right workforce culture.

  • Why it’s vital to use an assessment tool when recruiting sales staff.

  • Tips and key questions to ask during recruitment interviews.

  • How to hire the right candidate using the recruitment funnel process.

  • Why retention is more important than recruitment in the current job market.

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